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The Hakluyt Handbook. [ 2 vols, complete set ]

Quinn, D.B. ; Hakluyt Society.

ISBN 10: 0521202124 / ISBN 13: 9780521202121
Verlag: Hakluyt Society, London, first edition, 1974, 1974
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2 vols, cloth, gilt cover devices, 8vo, 23 cm, xxvi,331 + xiii, [1], [335]-707, [1] pp. From the blurb: The Hakluyt Handbook provides a reference guide to the works of the Reverend Richard Hakluyt (1552-1616) and a critical evaluation of his achievements as a collector, editor, translator and author of travel literature. In Vol. I, part one consists of a series of essays by specialists in the various fields with which Hakluyt was concerned and attempts to evaluate his signifîcance for historians, geographers and students of literature and society; part two comprises an analysis of the quality of his selections of material for his greatest collection 'The principal navigations. .of the English nation' in a series of regional studies; and part three is a chronology of his life and writings .Parts four and five (in Vol. II) analyse the contents and sources of Hakluyt's three major works, Divers voyages (1582), Principall navigations (1589), and Principal navigations (1598-1600), and provide detailed bibliographical material on the works with which Hakluyt was associated. A critical bibliography of secondary works and an analytical list of the publications of the Hakluyt Society, 1846-1973, complete the work. An index of books and articles referred to in the volumes is included." Contents: Vol.I, Part 1, A Hakluyt perspective; Part 2, Hakluyt's use of the materials available to him; Part 3, From 1552-1616; Vol.II, Part 4, Contents and sources of the three major works; Part 5, Hakluyt's books and sources Near Very Good in used and worn dustwrappers. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-23096

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Titel: The Hakluyt Handbook. [ 2 vols, complete set...

Verlag: Hakluyt Society, London, first edition, 1974

Erscheinungsdatum: 1974

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

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the two volume set in as new condition, b/w illustrations, a guide book to the Hakluyt Series, indispensable as a key to the series.

About the Author:

Spencer Quinn lives on Cape Cod with his dog, Audrey. He is currently working on the next Chet and Bernie novel.

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